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AR launches HIV and AIDS protection campaign
Published on 23 Aug. 2009 12:05 AM IST
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A campaign on freedom from HIV and AIDS was launched in Medziphema sub division by 20 Assam Rifles at Sainik School Punglwa on August 22 which was attended by large number of student, teacher and parents. The aim of the campaign was to educate the children by having an interactive session wherein doctor of 20 Assam Rifles conducted a lecture and presentation after which they took on the question from the inquisitive minds. The lecture introduced the children to AIDS, ITS clinical features modes of transmission and prevention a total of 200 children between the age group of 12 to 14 attended the lecture after which a number of faculty members voluntarily got themselves tested. The campaign was inaugurated by Commandant 20 Assam Rifles in presence of the principal Group Capt Janardanan besides a host of teachers and parents of students. Speaking on the occasion the Commandant exhorted the student to come forward and secure the future not only for themselves but also spread the message of precaution against AIDS thereby making our sub division an AIDS free division. Information booklets were also distributed during the event for spreading the message far and wide within the students’ community within the state.

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